David's church

Hope Christian Church
Pompano Beach, Florida 33060

About David
  • Education: My seminary training was from Phillips Graduate Seminary in Oklahoma. In addition I have a Masters and a Doctorate from Oklahoma State University.
  • Experience: I started my ministry around 1963 by starting a new church in South Carolina. After six years helping that church, I moved into established congregations in Oklahoma and Florida. My last pastorate was 18 years in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Since retirement I have served in four interim pastorates. My wife and I live in John Knox Village, a retirement community in Pompano Beach, Florida.
  • Family: I am retired from the full time ministry. For the last few years I have held interim churches. My current church is a new congregation. Our email address is
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  • Milk And Meat: Moving Toward Christian Maturity

    Contributed on May 27, 2004
    based on 97 ratings

    There are many in church who hunger to grow. They desire a deeper awareness of Christ’s truths and a stronger faith and maturity. This sermon deals with that longing.

    "Milk and Meat: Moving Toward Christian Maturity" (I Corinthians 3:1-11) A sermon delivered by Dr. David L. Haun Hope Christian Church, Fort Lauderdale, Florida May, 2004 When you were a child, didn’t it seem to take a long time to grow up? I remember always wanting to be older more

  • Moving Beyond Life's Pain

    Contributed on May 23, 2004
    based on 35 ratings

    Each of us has times when pain attacks us. It may be physical or emotional, but it crashes against us like an avalanche. This sermon suggests how to move beyond the pain that comes.

    Moving Beyond Life’s Pain Dr. David L. Haun Hope Christian Church, May 23, 2004 Introduction All of us face times in our lives when we feel pain and hurt. We wish it never would happen. We wish we might move from birth to the grave free from all discomfort. However, that just doesn’t more

  • God Doesn't Expect Us To Do Everything Ourselves

    Contributed on May 16, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    F"olk often face the frustration of feeling they must do everything themselves and at the same time feeling that they often are the only one who can. This sermon attempts clarify leadership and our responsibility as Christ’s leaders.

    GOD DOESN’T EXPECT US TO DO EVERYTHING OURSELVES Exodus 18:13-24, I Cor. 12:14-27, Matt. 9:1-38, Acts 6:1-7 Dr. David L. Haun Hope Christian Church, May 9, 2004 Have you ever had an inspector climb down from your attic or up from the foundation of your house with the dreaded news, “You’re more

  • The Cross Of Christ ... Empty, But Always Full

    Contributed on Apr 5, 2004
    based on 26 ratings

    Almost every Easter Sermon deals with the empty tomb. That’s all "once a year folk" ever hear. This sermon is to catch them with the message of the cross. It applies to our sanctuary cross, but can fit most any cross.

    THE CROSS OF CHRIST ... EMPTY, BUT ALWAYS FULL ... Dr. David L. Haun Hope Christian Church Tamarac, Florida Today is Easter. Today we remember, celebrate, and give God praise for that resurrection morning. All over the world today, people will gather to celebrate the empty tomb. There more

  • A First Century Practice For Our 21st Century Church

    Contributed on Apr 4, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    All of us know we should witness as an evangelist, but few of us do. This sermon examines the first century church and how the comments of Jesus led them into evangelism. That practice still applies to our church today.

    "A FIRST CENTURY PRACTICE FOR OUR 21st CENTURY CHURCH" Dr. David L. Haun April 4, 2004 Hope Christian Church, Tamarac, Florida One of the first activities of the first century church was evangelism. On Pentecost, the church began with some 3000 individuals accepting Christ. At that more

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  • In A Former Church I Served, A Mother Started ...

    Contributed on May 27, 2004
    based on 4 ratings

    In a former church I served, a mother started reading the Bible to her young son. A few weeks later they were reading from the Gospel of John. When she read John 3:16, her son commented, "Oh, I know this. This is an old one..." Being familiar with a Scripture can do that to us. We can "know" more

  • The Author Lee Strobel Has Written A Book Titled ...

    Contributed on Apr 5, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    The author Lee Strobel has written a book titled God’s Outrageous Claims. In it he writes these words: "Jesus was tied to a post and beaten at least thirty-nine times – and probably more – with a whip that had jagged bones and balls of lead woven into it. Again and again the whip was brought down more

  • Just This Past Week, An Acquaintance Stopped By ...

    Contributed on Apr 4, 2004

    Just this past week, an acquaintance stopped by our table at a restaurant to tell us of an illness in her family. I asked if she would like me to pray. She said yes, and we prayed there at the table. Later, after our friend had left, another person came up to our table and indicated she had seen more

  • Christ Has No Hands But Ours

    Contributed on Jan 9, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    Christ has no hands but our hands To do His work today. He has no feet but our feet To lead men in His way. He has no tongue but our tongue To tell men how He died. He has no help but our help To bring them to His side. We are the only Bible The careless world will read; We more

  • The Story Is Told Of A Family Living In The ...

    Contributed on Jan 8, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    The story is told of a family living in the northern United States. As happens in many families, the wife was an active church member. She would take the children to church services. Her husband didn’t feel it necessary or important to go. It just wasn’t his thing. One Christmas eve, more